Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://www.finetoolj.com/ 2020-01-25T06:00:15+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Y-257 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4762/y-257 Y-257. BRASS FRAMED BREAST DRILL. 18" and very well made, fruitwood head and crank handle, steel side knob, stamped ?M.M. Wiggin" in tiny letters, three jaw Indestro chuck. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 80-150 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-256 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4761/y-256 Y-256. IRON BRACE. Unsigned, thumbscrew chuck, round stock with a brass grip sweated onto it. Rotating beech head with a couple of tight cracks. 10" sweep. Well made and different. Good+ 60-120 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-255 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4760/y-255 Y-255. CORNER BRACE. McClellan Patent. Stephen McClellan received four patents for variations on this pattern - two in San Marcos, TX, in 1897 and two after he moved to New York. All are rated either A or B in Pearson. This is the version with the v-shaped guide, sliding breast plate, and removable handle that can be repositioned. Nickel plating and wood are both exceptionally nice; the cleanest example we've ever seen. As most of them do, it has a Millers Falls chuck. Fine 100-200 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-254 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4759/y-254 Y-254. LARGE PRIMITIVE WOODEN BRACE. Hand carved, looks like ash, 33-1/2" long with 8" sweep, rotating head, tight crack in body, chuck has square hole and originally had iron collar (no bit). Well made and a very uncommon size. From the Bud Steere collection. Good 60-120 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-253 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4758/y-253 Y-253. LOT OF TWO SMITH MADE BRACES. One is a cage head, with four post head, 17" long and 7" sweep, socket chuck and includes a very uncommon tenon cutting bit, 2" diameter. The other is 20-1/2" long with 10" sweep, carved wooden head, square chuck hole. From the Bud Steere collection. Good & better 100-200 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-252 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4757/y-252 Y-252. BEECH FILLED BRACE. William Marples Ultimatum. Early type with pre-1860 markings, including an assembly number ?1" under the lion and unicorn stamp, proper ebony head with 2/3 ivory ring. Ring pad type chuck. Two cracks in the grip. Beech Ultimatums are much rarer than ebony. Good 250-500 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-251 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4756/y-251 Y-251. EBONY ULTIMATUM BRACE. H.G. Long & Co. Manufactured by Robert Marples for Long, which was a Sheffield retailer. Slip ring chuck brass never polished and very clean, wood very clean, head has blank brass medallion and 50% ivory ring. Good+ 250-500 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-250 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4755/y-250 Y-250. CORNER BRACE. Stanley No. 982. Designed to fit between joists and in other tight spaces. This one is extra nice and clean and works smoothly. Fine 90-180 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-249 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4754/y-249 Y-249. LOT OF TWO BREAST DRILLS. Stanley No. 743. Both near mint and work smoothly, maroon painted wooden handles, one has attached level. From the Bud Steere collection. Fine 50-100 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-248 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4753/y-248 Y-248. RATCHETING BRACE. John S. Fray. Uncommon 6" sweep, cocobolo head and rosewood grip. Like new. Fine 50-100 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-097 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4602/y-097 Y-097. BEECH ULTIMATUM BRACE. William Marples. Ring pad chuck type. Wood and brass both very clean, part number stamped under coat of arms. Head is rosewood with no medallion or ivory ring and probably a replacement but well done. One crack in grip. You'll find dozens of ebony Ultimatums for each beech. Good+ 200-400 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-096 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4601/y-096 Y-096. ULTIMATUM STYLE BRACE. Marsden Bros. Ebony infill. Has the Marsden greyhound mark and ?Most Improved." Lever activated chuck. Fenton & Marsden 986 medallion in head. Brass is good with minimal dinging, infill intact. Unfortunately the head is damaged and has been soldered. You'll see 50 Marples braces for each one of these. Good 100-200 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-095 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4600/y-095 Y-095. LOT OF TWO SHEFFIELD BRACES. One is unsigned and unplated but has an uncommon solid brass head, the other is plated and marked ?Hermitage, Sheffield." Both with pushbutton chucks. Good 50-100 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-094 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4599/y-094 Y-094. PARSONS DELUXE BRACE. Millers Falls No. 5010. Super clean example of the finest brace MF ever produced, designed by William Parsons in 1938 to celebrate his fiftieth anniversary with the company. Fully boxed ratchet, Leland's universal jaws, 10" sweep, oilite bronze bearings, chromium plated, red permaloid head and handle. Nickel is perfect, a few scratches on the permaloid grip, works smoothly. Fine 80-150 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-093 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4598/y-093 Y-093. CORNER BRACE. Stanley No. 992. 10" sweep version with cocobolo handles. Absolutely flawless. Fine 100-200 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-092 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4597/y-092 Y-092. EBONY FRAMED BRACE. Joseph Marples. Joseph was the third Marples to produce Ultimatum-style framed braces in Sheffield, and his braces are much less common than those by William and Robert. This is a nice clean example, with a ring-pad type chuck and marked ?1 Trial" which was the firm's trademark, the head has a tight crack, complete white ivory ring, and James Howarth medallion. Good+ 200-400 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-091 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4596/y-091 Y-091. CORNER BRACE. Millers Falls No. 502A. 10" sweep. 1957 version with stained hardwood handle and grip and universal chuck, good decal on grip, near mint. Fine 60-120 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-090 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4595/y-090 Y-090. RATCHETING BRACE. Mason & Parker. Very uncommon ratcheting brace based on Homer Parker's 1893 patent and manufactured by Mason & Parker of Winchendon, Mass, which was better known for toys. 10" sweep, marked ?432", rosewood head and grip. Nickel is flawless. Fine 50-100 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-089 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4594/y-089 Y-089. RATCHETING BRACE. Stanley No. 919. 8" sweep, cocobolo head and grip. Like new. Fine 40-80 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-088 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4593/y-088 Y-088. LARGE CAGE HEAD BRACE. Hand forged, three bar head, 10" sweep, rectangular chuck with good original wingnut. Very attractive brace. Good+ 50-100 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-679 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3664/b-679 B-679. SET OF AUGER BITS. Irwin No. 32-1/2. Complete set of 13 bits in original wooden box with 4 through 11 in top compartment and swing-out lower compartment for the larger ones. Bits are complete and original, box very clean with original hardware and good label, missing a small piece of one corner. Fine 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-678 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3663/b-678 B-678. PATENTED TWIST DRILL CONTAINER. Morse Twist Drill Co. Patented in 1902 by Thomas Abraham and manufactured by the Morse company of New Bedford, MA. Cylindrical wooden container with nickel plated brass top, two rows of holes with space for 30 bits. The nicest example we've seen, but you'll need to supply your own bits. Good+ 60 - 120 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-677 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3662/b-677 B-677. COMBINATION BRACE WRENCH. Johnston Patent. Samuel Johnston of Leesburg, VA, received two patents for this combination tool, both were manufactured by Peter Lowentraut of Newark, NJ. This is the earlier, rarer version marked only with the original 1894 patent and is one of the nicer ones we've seen, good rosewood handle and grip, nickel is 99% and nice and shiny. Marked "Territories for Sale by S. J. Johnston, Leesburg, VA" which we've typically seen only on the later versions. One of those essential gizmos that belongs in every collection and this is as nice an example as you're likely to find. Fine 150 - 250 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-676 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3661/b-676 B-676. LOT OF FOUR RECIPROCATING DRILLS. Two examples of the Goodell-Pratt No. 100, one clearly marked on the chuck and with the longer stained hardwood handle, the other unmarked with the shorter handle; and two examples of the Chicopee Automatic Drill patented in 1881 by George Belcher and manufactured by J. H. Hoague of Chicopee, MA, a No. 1 marked on the chuck and a No. 2 marked on the brass ferrule of the head. All clean and work smoothly. Good & better 120 - 240 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-675 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3660/b-675 B-675. BENCH MOUNTED DRILL PRESS. Millers Falls. Built in drill with spring-loaded lever arm, integram clamp. Marked by MF on lever arm. Lightweight model, probably intended for jewelers and hobbyists. Japanning probably repainted but very well done; metal clean. Works smoothly. 17-1/2" high. Fine 200 - 350 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information**